Cannes Lions announces distribution of €323,280 in funds to projects advised by the United Nations

Following the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals Lions at the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the inaugural Grand Prix winner, The Palau Legacy Project, was last night honoured with the “Champion for Humanity” Award from the We Are All Human Foundation. The Award was presented during the We Are All Human Foundation & Global GoalsCast UN General Assembly Kick-Off Reception of the UN’s Global Goals Week, a reception to gather a coalition of champions and celebrate progress and key initiatives that made a difference over the last…

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Cannes Lions Releases 2018 Global Creativity Report

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has released its annual Global Creativity Report, providing in-depth analysis and rankings from the 2018 awards. The rankings, which are verified by PwC, are a result of rigorous processes, global entries and elite jurors, and dissect the awards across Lions, brands, geography and individuals, providing an overarching insight into the industry’s performance and evolvement Simon Cook, VP Creative Excellence, Cannes Lions said: “It is a definitive set of rankings that capture the global creative communication zeitgeist. It not only gives a temperature check…

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Courageous, world-changing creativity honoured at the final Cannes Lions Awards Show 2018

The 65th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity closed with a final Awards Show. The evening’s Lions’ winners demonstrated the power of creativity to change behaviours and minds and showcased creatively excellent work for brands and businesses that drives growth, impacts culture and creates a fairer world. In the Creative Effectiveness Lions, 169 entries were received and 18 Lions awarded: 2 Gold, 6 Silver and 9 Bronze. The Grand Prix went to: ‘Savlon Healthy Hands Chalk Sticks’, by Ogilvy Mumbai, India, for ITC, described by the jury as an authentic…

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AKQA announces the winners of Future Lions at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

AKQA announced the winners of Future Lions, the official student awards at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Future Lions attracted more than 2,290 participants from 386 schools across 55 countries, making it the most successful year to date. The five winning ideas and teams are: Hush for Apple Team: Junggle Kim, Chaeyeong Seo, and Cristina Marquez Barreto School: Miami Ad School Hamburg; Miami Ad School Miami TrashScan for Google and Conversation International Team: Emily Alek and Jingpo Li School: Syracuse University, United States Truth Detector for Facebook Team:…

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Life-changing and culture-shifting creativity honoured in the Reach and Innovation Track Lions winners

Cannes Lions, the world’s largest Festival dedicated to world-class creativity, brought the fourth day to a close with an Awards Show to honour the winners of the Lions in the Reach Track and Innovation Track. The Reach Track Lions celebrate the insight, strategy and planning that enables brands to effectively reach consumers, at scale, in the ongoing war for attention: In the Creative Data Lions, 525 entries were received and 26 Lions awarded: 4 Gold, 8 Silver and 13 Bronze. The Grand Prix went to: ‘JFK Unsilenced’, by Rothco |…

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